Corning Community College

  • Corning Community College offers an extensive yet affordable range of educational, cultural, and social opportunities to a diverse population of full-time and part-time learners. We focus on student achievement by stressing quality teaching and personal attention. Our emphasis on high standards of quality and technological advancement provides a flexible learning environment in which students are prepared for a life of service to their professions and their communities in a globally interdependent society. We promote intellectual and personal growth, meet the educational needs of the community through transfer, career, certificate, and training programs, and enhance economic development.

School Highlights

Corning Community College serves 4,520 students (47% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 32:1 is higher than the state community college average of 28:1.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 51%.

School Overview

The teacher population of 140 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Corning Community College(NY) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution ControlPublicPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty140 staff81 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Corning Community College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 32:1 has increased from 28:1 over five years.
The Corning Community College diversity score of 0.22 is less than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment4,520 students1,701 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio32:128:1
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# Full-Time Students2,114 students1,163 students
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# Part-Time Students2,406 students538 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
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% Asian
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6%
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% Hispanic
2%
19%
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% Black
5%
17%
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% White
88%
49%
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% Two or more races
2%
1%
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% Unknown races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score0.220.69
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College Completion Rate
26%
27%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$33,500$35,200
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Finances and Admission

The public in-state tuition of $4,700 is less than the state average of $5,512. The in-state tuition has grown by 7% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $8,850 is less than the state average of $10,202. The out-state tuition has grown by 7% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$4,700$5,512
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Out-State Tuition Fees$8,850$10,202
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid93%93%
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Median Debt for Graduates$12,000$13,006
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Median Debt for Dropouts$5,500$5,549
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Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Founded in 1956 by the Corning-Painted Post School District, CCC began modestly in a scattering of old buildings in the city of Corning. Today, we encompass a 550-acre main campus on Spencer Hill with a complex of eight buildings plus an observatory and planetarium. We've also expanded our vision to provide services at a variety of off-campus sites throughout Steuben, Chemung and Schuyler counties. Students from age 16 to 70 attend CCC and take courses in 48 different degree and certificate programs leading to careers or transfer to further education. Many doctors, engineers, lawyers, nurses, business people, teachers, technologists and even an astronaut have begun at CCC. Currently, approximately 3,300 full-time equivalent (FTE) students are enrolled, representing 5,000-6,000 students taking our fully accredited credit offerings. Whether your goal is to transfer to a four-year college, enhance your current job skills, or begin a career Corning Community College is the smart choice. CCC provides an excellent educational foundation at an affordable price, and students may attend on either a full-time or part-time basis, depending on individual need. Our unique programs, comfortable learning environment, and dedicated faculty and student support staff create a campus community that enhances the learning experience for each student.

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Corning Community College is Elmira Business Institute (13.9 miles away).
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Did You Know?
For New York public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,512 per year for in-state students and $10,202 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,236 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in New York is 67%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

New York community colleges have a diversity score of 0.69, which is higher than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in New York is St Paul's School of Nursing-Queens. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.